Zitat des Tages von Dale Carnegie:
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.
Those convinced against their will are of the same opinion still.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.